This post was originally published on June 14, 2018, and updated on February 23, 2021. Food is an easy conversation starter among fellow adventurers—sharing dishes and traditions and cooking together is a bonding experience. If you have your backcountry staples... READ MORE
This post was originally published on February 13, 2018, and updated on February 12, 2021. When you think of Outward Bound, you think of challenge and adventure. You think of tarps, backpacks, cat holes, canoes, bickies, blisters, topo maps and... READ MORE
As with any career, it takes time spent in the outdoors-leading trips, hiking trails and canoeing rivers-to feel comfortable about the terrain. As an Outward Bound Instructor, I studied youth development, knots, maps, read books on hiking, learned about... READ MORE
One cold February day while I was still in college, my roommate brought in our mail, and for the first time in years, I had a handwritten letter addressed to me. The return address was that of a program... READ MORE
With new COVID-19 practices in place, we caught up with our Alumni to hear about their recent course experiences. As I walk out the door to my house, I check for four things: wallet, keys, phone and mask—an essential list... READ MORE
2020 was one big ball of stress, and just because the year came to an end doesn’t mean that stress dissipates. Of course, we all want to press the reset button, but more so, we want to make amends... READ MORE
From goal setting to challenges, here at Outward Bound, we are no strangers to learning and growing. We know that being able to move forward and work within a team doesn’t happen overnight, and it certainly doesn’t happen without conversations... READ MORE
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